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Microsoft acquires developer 'Semantic Machines' to help develop Cortana into a more human-like AI
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Microsoft acquires developer 'Semantic Machines' to help develop Cortana into a more human-like AI

Microsoft plans to establish a conversational AI centre of excellence to experiment and integrate natural language processing technology in Cortana.

Microsoft Windows 10 April 2018 update: Installation, features and improvements
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Microsoft Windows 10 April 2018 update: Installation, features and improvements

The big Windows update brings a new Timeline feature and brings plenty of improvements to Cortana and Microsoft Edge.

'Microsoft Edition' Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus which will have Skype, Excel, Cortana and more goes on sale
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'Microsoft Edition' Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus which will have Skype, Excel, Cortana and more goes on sale

"A Microsoft customisation is applied to the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ 'Microsoft Edition' when the devices are unboxed and connected to Wi-Fi," a Microsoft representative was quoted

Microsoft is internally testing Cortana integration within its Outlook mobile app for iOS and Android
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Microsoft is internally testing Cortana integration within its Outlook mobile app for iOS and Android

Cortana's integration into Microsoft Outlook for mobile will also allow it to scan through emails and read them aloud whenever necessary.

Xiaomi and Microsoft announce partnership to come out with artificial intelligence powered smart speakers and smartphones
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Xiaomi and Microsoft announce partnership to come out with artificial intelligence powered smart speakers and smartphones

Microsoft is planning to allow Xiaomi to use its cloud computing products, including Azure, to develop upgraded phones, laptops and smart devices.

Microsoft's digital assistant Cortana to support more smart home devices and integrate with IFTTT
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Microsoft's digital assistant Cortana to support more smart home devices and integrate with IFTTT

Cortana running on Windows 10 Operating System (OS), iPhone, Android and the Harman Kardon Invoke speakers, can be used to control these devices.

Qualcomm partners with Microsoft to release smart audio platform powered by Cortana
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Qualcomm partners with Microsoft to release smart audio platform powered by Cortana

The platform aims to integrate hardware and software required to help original equipment manufacturers (OEM) make smart speakers faster.

Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Samsung Bixby fight the 'smart home' battle at CES 2018
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Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Samsung Bixby fight the 'smart home' battle at CES 2018

Apple and Google have big leads, since their rival digital assistants are already on millions of smartphones and computers.

Amazon's digital assistant Alexa will soon be available on Windows 10-powered PCs and laptops
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Amazon's digital assistant Alexa will soon be available on Windows 10-powered PCs and laptops

To access the digital assistant, Amazon's Alexa would be available in a separate app in the Windows 10.

Artificial intelligence powered smart hardware will be the hottest trend at CES 2018 say analysts
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Artificial intelligence powered smart hardware will be the hottest trend at CES 2018 say analysts

Whether it's a doorbell or refrigerator, a TV set or a toothbrush, chances are it will be connected to digital assistants powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Harman Kardon Invoke, the first smart speaker with Microsot's Cortana to be available from 22 October
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Harman Kardon Invoke, the first smart speaker with Microsot's Cortana to be available from 22 October

Harman Kardon "Invoke" is Microsoft's answer to Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speakers.

Samsung Bixby 2.0 to release soon; will be seen on home appliances in a move to compete against Amazon Alexa
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Samsung Bixby 2.0 to release soon; will be seen on home appliances in a move to compete against Amazon Alexa

The new Bixby 2.0 will be open to developers in a move to put the personal assistant on more devices, the company announced at its developer conference in San Francisco.

Amazon and Microsoft team up to launch deep learning interface called Gluon
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Amazon and Microsoft team up to launch deep learning interface called Gluon

The companies claim that 'Gluon' is a concise, easy-to-understand programming interface compared to other offerings, and it gives developers a chance to quickly prototype and experiment with neural network models without sacrificing performance.

Microsoft to integrate Cortana in the Skype app on Android and iOS soon
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Microsoft to integrate Cortana in the Skype app on Android and iOS soon

Microsoft's Cortana integration would be similar to what we have seen Google do with its assistant in Allo and Facebook with Messenger.

Cortana will now listen to voice commands via Skype integration on iOS, Android and Windows: Report
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Cortana will now listen to voice commands via Skype integration on iOS, Android and Windows: Report

Skype users using the client on Android, iOS and Windows, will now see a pop-up in the conversation or thread itself with a special button for summoning the assistant when needed.

Leveraging artificial intelligence to make e-commerce platforms more accessible to consumers
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Leveraging artificial intelligence to make e-commerce platforms more accessible to consumers

The e-commerce landscape is exploding with the world players joining the battle with home grown startups.

Microsoft's Windows 10 Fall Creators Update coming on October 17; includes mixed reality features
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Microsoft's Windows 10 Fall Creators Update coming on October 17; includes mixed reality features

Microsoft announced that the Fall Creators Update for Windows 10 will start rolling out on October 17 and it will include VR and mixed reality support.

Amazon's Alexa Skills Kit is meant for children below 13 years of age; includes quizzes, trivia, adventure games
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Amazon's Alexa Skills Kit is meant for children below 13 years of age; includes quizzes, trivia, adventure games

Skills Kit meant for children were present even previously, however they were not present in cosent with the COPPA

Microsoft's conversational program can now recognise words with only 5.1 percent error rate
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Microsoft's conversational program can now recognise words with only 5.1 percent error rate

Additionally, Microsoft's investment in cloud compute infrastructure, specifically Azure GPUs, helped improve the effectiveness and speed.

Microsoft's Cortana is now on Fitbit and will help monitor your health status
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Microsoft's Cortana is now on Fitbit and will help monitor your health status

What is also interesting is that Cortana also gives encouragement and motivation for procrastinating people who keep delaying on their health everyday.